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First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

During the Trading Day
81.17 -1.73 / -2.09%
As of 4:00pm ET
Day’s Change
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79.98 -1.19 / -1.47%
Volume: 9.5M

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. It is non-diversified.

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1 month-24.58% 3 years+18.88%
3 months-25.07% 5 years+16.40%
1 year-21.70% Since inception+16.08%
Data through 02/05/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$82.90
Open day’s range78.71 – 82.45
Net asset value (NAV)82.95 (02/04/2016)
Daily volume17,193,258
Average volume (3 months)465,315
Data as of 4:00pm ET, 02/05/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+16.40%+20.72%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.58%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.761.06
Net assets$2.4B$1.4B
Average market cap$8.0B$36.5B
Average P/E22.422.4
Dividend / Share--0.22%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- 3.82%
AMGN Amgen3.71%
BIIB Biogen3.68%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc3.67%
TECH Bio-Techne Corp3.65%
GRFS Grifols SA3.58%
CELG Celgene3.58%
NKTR Nektar Therapeutics3.58%
MYGN Myriad Genetics Inc3.57%
Q Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc3.53%

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